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7 edition of The folklore of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight found in the catalog.

The folklore of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

by Wendy Boase

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hampshire (England),
  • Isle of Wight (England),
  • England,
  • Hampshire.,
  • Isle of Wight.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- England -- Hampshire,
    • Folklore -- England -- Isle of Wight,
    • Hampshire (England) -- Social life and customs,
    • Isle of Wight (England) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWendy Boase ; woodcuts by George Tute.
      SeriesThe Folklore of the British Isles
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR142.H35 B62 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5205951M
      ISBN 100874717841
      LC Control Number75031715

      Hampshire and Isle of Wight Folk Tales by Michael O'Leary. ebook. Sign up to save your library Fiction Mythology Sociology. These beautifully told folk tales, brought vividly to life by Marcel O'Leary's graphic illustrations, have been collected by the author over his years of working as a greenkeeper, gardener, teacher and storyteller in. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Folk Tales by Michael O'Leary (The History Press) for sale online here "This collection of urban myths, fibs, folk tales and Forteana wanders wondrously, like a drunken greenkeeper spilling clippings from his wheel barrow, along the uncertain edge of mythogeography.

      Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A history of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, during the seventeenth century, including abstracts of the county records, VOLUME 1 ONLY. Heritage Books. This southern county has a splendidly varied range of fine buildings. Winchester, with its Cathedral, Castle, College and churches, has some of the finest medieval architecture in England. At Southampton the walled medieval port is still recognisable; in contrast, Portsmouth is of special interest for its extensive Georgian and Victorian dock buildings.

      Ours is a mystical and ancient land where legendary kings and queens, highwaymen, outlaws, witches and pirates once stalked. Which bedtime stories and famous myths are true? It doesn’t matter – the pleasure lies in believing they might be. Can you feel the presence of Robin Hood in the ancient oak trees of Sherwood Forest? Did Jesus Christ visit Glastonbury, built on the meeting point of. The water supply of Hampshire (including the Isle of Wight, with records of sinkings and borings - W. Whitaker () Tour of the Isle of Wight - J. Hassle () Tourist's guide to Hampshire, including the Isle of Wight - G. P. Bevan ()Seller Rating: % positive.


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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Folk Tales Michael O’Leary (The History Press) This collection of urban myths, fibs, folk tales and Forteana wanders wondrously, like a drunken greenkeeper spilling clippings from his wheel barrow, along the uncertain edge of mythogeography. The Paperback of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Folk Tales by Michael O'Leary at Barnes & Noble.

lust, and passion, this book takes the reader beyond the written page and shows the wonders that lie within the Hampshire landscape.

Also covering the rich storytelling heritage of the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Folk Tales will delight residents Pages: The wife of Sir Guy transformed herself into the awful dragon of the southern forest, and over Vectis,” (the ancient name for the Isle of Wight) “they had a mighty copulation.

This copulation was so terrible that it raised vast waves and storms, storms so violent that they destroyed the town of Francheville. ‘The Buried Shirt’, from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Folk Tales is about a recent legend in which Pompey (Portsmouth) football fans laid a jinx on Saints (Southampton) football club by burying one of their shirts under its ‘hallowed turf’.

Other tales, like the one about the Hawkhurst Gang, evoke the darker side of our history/5(9). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE.

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In both Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, it was generally said that wild daffodils indicated the site of a monastery. St Urian's Copse is well known for its primroses and daffodils. There is a tradition that daffodils grow in profusion on one side of a track running through the copse because a religious building once stood there.”.

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The British folklore and fairy stories associated with the neolithic and prehistoric sites across Britain. Photography of these ancient sites across Britain. Focus on Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age sites with associated folklore and fairy stories of the British Isles.

Hampshire County & The Isle of Man. Wight Folklore. THIS section is for articles on mythology, folklore or dialect with a particular relevance to the Isle of Wight. This pretty little Island has a great many tales to tell in its unique voice and we will be exploring some of them here.

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The book was launched on 19th March, at the Lord Louis Mountbatten Library in Newport and is available at selected bookshops and outlets on the Island.